Srinagar/June,2 : SKIMS in it’s rejoinder to a news reports regarding purchase of ventilators and COVID furniture vehemently denied the contents the report.
In a statement issued on Wednesday SKIMS Public Relations Officer (PRO) said that baseless news reports are emanating from a sustained conspiracy to undo the good work being done by the institution, more so in ongoing challenging situation.
“SKIMS has unfortunately been target of a lobby culture which has been relying on false information dissemination to project hard working professionals as spoilers,though always unsuccessfully”, reads the statement, adding that “any purchasing that has been done or is being done is a constant process of such a growing institution which has raised its stock in public service, patient care and innovative health delivery systems”. The statement further said that the Institute has a robust Material Management System for purchase and procurement of all essentials through purchase subcommittee or the higher authority.
Stating that the said news report is a part of a malicious campaign to maligning and undermine the institution, in particular subtle effort to demean the head of the Institution and his abilities that has made SKIMS a proud Institution through joint venture of excellent professionals and team work, SKIMS in it’s statement also said that the achievements of the recent past particularly during the pandemic bear testimony about the upswing in getting perfection to SKIMS as a premier health centre of national repute. SKMIS in it’s statement also said that government has recently by virtue of an order retained present incumbent in view of pandemic till December, the distress of hidden adversaries has started getting vent through a disinformation campaign aimed at maligning his person who has always put institution above any individual who may or may not contribute towards the growth of this institution, stating therein further that “he has made a fervent appeal again not to be misled by such propaganda frequently unleashed to tarnish his personal image. He said unfettered by such vicious campaigning SKIMS dedicated staff including the specialists and well known professors will continue to serve people and patients under a professed mission “.
The concluding para of the statement reads “A handful of mischievous people overtly have always lobbied against the head of the institute from the days of his constitutional selection and appointment till date because of his rural background and more so because of his meritorious career that has been an eyesore to this lobby. They are always busy conspiring and funding some media stooges for their vested interests at the cost of the prestige of this institution of excellence that needs to be protected by all the “stakeholders of conscience “.